The Carnegie Observatories Lunch Talk Series

Unless otherwise noted, talks are on Fridays at 12:15PM in the auditorium at 813 Santa Barbara Street.  You can find a listing of lunch talks from previous years here.

Bring lunch.

We will begin accepting requests for Fall 2016 slots on June 1.

Contact:  Andrew Newman and  Benjamin Shappee

Event Date Speaker Video URL
June 3, 2016 - 12:15pm Jack Burns (University of Colorado)
Cosmology from the Moon: The Dark Ages Radio Explorer (DARE)
July 29, 2016 - 12:15pm Eran Ofek (Weizmann Institute)
How to add, how to subtract, and how to despeckle
August 8, 2016 - 12:15pm Norbert Werner (Stanford)
Hitomi study of the Perseus Cluster
August 19, 2016 - 12:15pm NO LUNCH TALK (Summer students presentations)
September 2, 2016 - 12:15pm Wei Zhu (Ohio State)
Microlensing Parallax with Spitzer, K2, and WFIRST
September 9, 2016 - 12:15pm Huan Yang (ASU)
Study of Lyman-alpha Escape and Reionization in Green Pea Galaxies
September 15, 2016 - 12:15pm Feige Wang and Jinyi Yang (Kavli Beijing / UA)
Two talks on z>5 quasars (Feige and Jinyi will split 12:15-1:00)
September 16, 2016 - 12:15pm Sarah Wellons (Harvard/CfA)
The diverse progenitors and descendants of (compact elliptical) galaxies in cosmological simulations
September 23, 2016 - 12:15pm Alex Ji (MIT)
Dwarf galaxy archaeology with the r-process galaxy Reticulum II
September 30, 2016 - 12:15pm Linda Watson (ESO)
The Connection between Molecular Gas and Star Formation in XUV Disks
October 7, 2016 - 12:15pm Arpita Roy (Penn State)
Beyond Radial Velocity: Exploring The Potential of Next-Generation Precision Spectrographs
October 14, 2016 - 12:15pm Yuan-Sen Ting (Harvard)
Unraveling the history of the Milky Way
October 21, 2016 - 12:15pm Anahita Alavi (UC Riverside)
Faint Star-Forming Galaxies at the Peak Epoch of Star Formation: An Application of Strong Gravitational Lensing
October 28, 2016 - 12:15pm Allison Strom (Caltech)
Star-formation history and chemical enrichment in the early Universe: clues from the rest-UV and rest-optical spectra of high-redshift galaxies
November 4, 2016 - 12:15pm Irene Shivaei (UC Riverside)
A Multi-Wavelength Census of Star Formation and Dust in Galaxies at z ~ 2
November 9, 2016 - 12:15pm K. Decker French (UA)
Lunch talk (Note Wednesday date)
November 18, 2016 - 12:15pm Sedona Price (UCB)
Structures, Masses, and Composition of Distant Star-Forming Galaxies
November 25, 2016 - 12:15pm NO LUNCH TALK (Thanksgiving)
December 2, 2016 - 12:15pm Allison Merritt (Yale)
Unveiling the Low Surface Brightness Universe: The Dragonfly Nearby Galaxies Survey
December 9, 2016 - 12:15pm Joel Leja (CfA)
The Next Generation of Galaxy SED Fitting: Accurate Physical Properties from Broadband Photometry with Prospector
January 13, 2017 - 12:15pm Mojegan Azadi (UCSD)
TBD
March 3, 2017 - 12:15pm Duncan Farrah
TBD
March 10, 2017 - 12:15pm Julie Banfield (ANU)
TBD